Nanobioscience, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition
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Nano-bioscience is a scientific discipline where techniques on a nano-scale are used to understand and utilise the construction of nature and the molecular principles and structures which are the cornerstones of all biology. The purpose of Nano-bioscience is for instance to use biological molecules for constructing functional nano-materials with a long list of groundbreaking uses. The MSc in Nanobioscience is taught at University of Southern Denmark.


The MSc programme in Nanobioscience at University of Southern Denmark teaches you how to utilise biological molecules in the construction of nanomaterials with a wide range of applications.

A vibrant study environment

A graduate programme at SDU is much more than courses, classes and lectures.

A strong education programme is one that integrates academic and social experiences to maximise learning and personal development. Therefore, at SDU, you find not only a place to study, but a place to cultivate new friendships and pursue co-curricular activities

Accordingly, SDU in Odense gathers most departments under the same roof. On campus you will also find the university library, an academic bookshop, several canteens, the Friday bar, a gym, a branch of Starbucks and a plethora of academic and social student associations.

Career opportunities

The Master's programme in Nanobioscience at SDU provides you with a great insight and qualifications within the fields of nano-science, physics, chemistry, biomedicine and biochemistry and molecular biology.

Nanoscience revolutionises the fields of biomedicine, medical technology, chemistry, biotechnology and engineering, and there are a multitude of possible uses. Nano-science is expected to contribute to the development of future pharmaceuticals, solutions to fighting bacteria, nano-materials with new functional properties, nano-computer solutions and food stuffs.

Therefore, it is predicted that we will see a rise in the demand for masters and researchers who have precisely the competence that the Nanobioscience programme provides.

The programme creates opportunities of employment in biotechnology, nano-technology and the medical industry. Within Nanobioscience, you will usually get a position in research and development in either Danish or international companies.

A Master's degree in Nanobioscience does not grant teaching credentials at the high school level.

Programme Structure

Nanobioscience is a interdisciplinary programme in the borderline territory between chemistry, physics, biotechnology and nanoscience. The programme has a solid scientific basis and gives you a broad range of employment opportunities in fields such as research, teaching or industrial development in Denmark or abroad.

The Master's programme in Nanobioscience includes courses in nano-chemistry, spectroscopy, thermodynamics and molecule modelling.

You also complete an interdisciplinary module within Nanobioscience. Here, you encounter the newest experimental techniques and subjects in nanobioscience and nanotechnology. Furthermore, you can specialise your degree through a variety of elective courses.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):


    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

To apply for the Master's programme in Nanobioscience, you need a relevant Bachelor's degree. You can apply if you hold a BSc in Nanobioscience from University of Southern Denmark

You can also apply if you hold a similar degree including a minimum of:

  • 75 ECTS within chemistry
  • 45 ECTS within physics
  • 25 ECTS within biology

Once you apply, the study board will assess whether your degree is qualifying.

If your degree does not fulfil the entry requirements, the study board will decide whether you can follow one or more supplementary courses.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 13280 International
  • Free EU/EEA
  • Only students with a non-EU/EEA-citizenship or non-Swiss-citizenship have to pay tuition fees
  • Tuition fee for international students: DKK 99,000 


StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.